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Getting Enough Iron
British Columbia Specific Information
Iron deficiency anemia means that your body does not have enough iron. Iron is important because it helps carry oxygen to all parts of your body. For more information on iron, see HealthLinkBC File #68c Iron and Your Health, HealthLinkBC File #68d Iron in Foods and HealthLinkBC File #69c Baby’s First Foods.
You may also call 8-1-1 to speak with a registered dietitian, Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or you can Email a HealthLinkBC Dietitian.
Current as of: September 8, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine & Rhonda O'Brien MS, RD, CDE - Certified Diabetes Educator & Colleen O'Connor PhD, RD - Registered Dietitian